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, totaling almost $4 trillion. it includes new tax hikes to offset additional spending for education and job-training. but republicans say it does nothing to address the nation's fiscal challenges. we'll discuss its approach to helping low income americans, later in the program. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is warning the u.s. and the world against letting iran go ahead with any part of its nuclear program: he spoke in washington, a day after meeting with president obama. >> the leading powers of the world are talking about leaving iran with the capability to enrich uranium. i hope they don't do that because that would be a grave error. it would leave iran as a threshold nuclear power. >> woodruff: netanyahu also said that far from easing sanctions on iran, the world should increase them. he also urged the palestinians to recognize israel as a jewish state, if they really want peace. the process of removing syria's chemical weapons is picking up pace. the dutch diplomat overseeing the operation said today the assad regime has handed over six shipments of toxic agents. she spoke
's tax system but it's unlikely to advance this year. republican dave camp chairs the house ways and means committee. he called for lowering the top income tax rate from 39.6% to 25%. he'd also impose a ten percent surtax on earned incomes over $450,000 dollars. house speaker john boehner would not say if the party supports the bill, and he refused to discuss the details. >> blah, blah, blah, blah. listen, there's a conversation that needs to begin. this is the beginning of the conversation. the idea of tax reform is to get our economy going again, provide better, more economic growth, more jobs, and higher wages. the way you do that is bring down rates. and to bring down rates you clean out a lot of the garbage that's in there and the special interest issues that are in there. >> ifill: the last major overhaul of the tax code was in 1986. that data breach at target stores before the holiday shopping season took a hefty toll on the company's bottom line. profit dropped 46% in the fourth quarter, and revenue slipped more than 5%. the data breach allowed hackers to steal personal i
enrollment web sites up and running. the change permits residents of those states to receive federal tax credits, even if they ended up buying insurance outside the online exchanges. white house spokesman jay carney. >> subsidies of aca remain available no matter how you get insurance. we're making sure cms is working closely with states to successfully implement their marketplaces. and that includes making sure that those who are eligible for subsidies are able to receive them. >> woodruff: the problems with the federal health care insurance exchange have largely been repaired. but the states of oregon, maryland, massachusetts and hawaii are still laboring to get their websites into optimum shape. a retirement surge means regional airlines in the u.s. will need hundreds of new pilots each year over the next decade, but they may not get them. the government accountability office reports 11 out of 12 regional carriers failed to meet hiring targets last year. a major factor could be the average annual starting salary, just $22,400. regional airlines handle half of all domestic flights. >>
and economic issues. >> over this past year texas moved out of the top ten states for its tax status. i want to see texas move back into the top ten having a low tax structure cause its one of the best economic incentives that will attract businesses here. >> woodruff: abbott has also taken fire for campaigning alongside ted nugent, even after the rock musician referred to president obama as a sub-human mongrel. on the democratic side: >> is it still your intention to filibuster? >> yes mr. president. >> woodruff: state senator wendy davis rocketed to national prominence in june after she temporarily derailed a republican bill to impose tough new restrictions on abortions. >> laws are to create justice for all. >> we also received this written testimony. >> there is a medical necessity. women need timely access. >> woodruff: davis's 11-hour filibuster made her an instant hit in her party, and in october, she declared for governor. since then, she's faced scrutiny after parts of her personal story turned out to be inaccurate. texas voters also choose u.s. senate nominees tomorrow. incumbent
if you will or not pay taxes. >> for years the italian authorities could do nothing. but one when tough banking regulations were imposed across europe in the wake of the financial crises, only the vatican bank resisted. so the italian finance police put the bank under close surveillance, using all the tools at their disposal. they monitored transactions in and out of the vatican bank. they made their first break through in the summer of 2010. >> in that case, it happened that an italian bank received a request from the vatican bank to transfer 23 million euros. the bank of italy requested details for both payee and recipient in the transaction and the reason for the transfer. the vatican bank failed to provide adequate information so the bank of italy decided to freeze that money. the whole european banking community was up in arms. the account holders that included the iranian and iraqi embassies appears the money would be used for laundering. one bank after another refused to do business with the vatican bank until it cleaned up its act. >> woodruff: yesterday, pope francis announced
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